Almost 900 hectares of natural forest, areas destroyed in Benguet blaze

first_imgPENRO-Benguet chief Edgardo Flor saidthere were 12 fires in eight of the 13 towns – Bakun, Kibungan, Atok, Buguias,Tublay; all in Buguias; and Bokod, La Trinidad and Kabayan. Under CENRO-Baguio’s jurisdiction, atotal of 646.02 hectares were burned. Under CENRO-Buguias, a total of 243.64hectares of forest and E-NGP area were burned. There were also seven hectares of E-NGPburned at Sinacbat, Bakun town. Kabayan recorded the biggest damage at452.15 hectares of natural forest and 191.54 hectares of E-NGP area; LaTrinidad recorded damage in 1.19 hectares forest land and 1.14 hectares ofE-NGP area. He said the lack of rain for severalweeks already compounded the situation where Benguet forests are laden withpine trees that make it more vulnerable to fire. The blaze damaged more than 160,000 trees and saplings and more than 600 hectares of natural forest and national greening program area. BFP-KABAYAN FIRE STATION Kabayan is host to Luzon’s highest peakMount Pulag. A TOTAL of 899.53 hectares (ha) ofnatural forest and expanded National Greening Program (E-NGP) areas in inBenguet was destroyed by fires from Jan. 6 to Feb. 18, according to an officialof the Benguet Provincial Environmental and Natural Resources Office (PENRO). A total of 899.53 hectares of natural forest and expanded National Greening Program areas in Benguet was destroyed by fires from Jan. 6 to Feb. 18. BFPCAR B BOKOD FACEBOOK PAGE Flor said the total damage in the 12fires reached P2,077,290. The burned forest lands were recorded atAmpusongan proper (.5 ha); at the boundary of Sitio Ay-ay and Dacugan also inAmpusongan (.62 ha); Lubo, Kibungan (.53 ha); Caliking, Atok (2.53 ha); Topdac,Atok (71.88 ha); Sinacbat, Bakun (65 ha); Abatan, Buguias (.58 ha) and atAmbassador, Tublay (95 ha). Flor said they are doing theirinformation, education campaign, especially at the far-flung communities toinform them of the need to prevent fires. “From seedling production to theestablishment, maintenance, ginastusan mo…some of them [trees] anlalaki na taposbiglang masusunog,” he said. Some were planted in 2011 when the NGPstarted, some in 2013 while others in 2015, he said. Flor said one reason for the fires isthe “kaingin” (slash and burn)practice of cattle raisers in the areas. The government spent from seedlingproduction to planting and other stages. He, however, said the 199.68 hectares ofE-NGP area which were included in the fire cost the government much moremillions in pesos. “Especially now that we are experiencingthe El Niño, we hope nobody starts something that will lead to wildfire,” hesaid. (PNA)last_img read more

Reinier will spend this Saturday the recognition with Madrid

first_imgThe dream of Reinier Jesus (17 years) becomes reality as the days go by and the most anticipated date approaches, on January 19, when he will be of legal age and Real Madrid will be able to announce his signing at the time it deems appropriate. As AS has learned, the white club He has sent professionals from his medical services to Brazil to perform the protocol medical examination to the player, with whom they will meet this Saturday.The appointment between the doctors and Reinier will be, in principle, at Comary Farm, the headquarters of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). There the player has been concentrated since January 3 to prepare the Pre-Olympic tournament with the U-23 National Team, which will be held from the 18th of this month to the 9th of February in Colombia. It is one of the few procedures that remain to definitively close the deal. LaLiga Santander* Data updated as of January 10, 2020 In February, to Castillacenter_img Madrid and Flamengo agreed last week to pay the termination clause of the Brazilian pearl, 30 million: 80% (24 million) will go to the Brazilian entity, 10% (3) to the family and the other 10% (3) will be pocketed by the agent. The commitment, as this newspaper advanced, will be for the remainder of the season and six more, a good example of the confidence they have placed since the Bernabéu in a football player they compare with Kaka.If everything follows its course, Reinier, who as his family is already studying Spanish, will join Castilla in February, after returning from the Pre-Olympic. The idea of ​​Madrid is not to give up, but to finish with Raul and joining the training with the first team.last_img read more